Route 2

From Verona to Venice

 

A JOURNEY THROUGH THE PLACES OF VALUE

VILLA DA PORTO (A)
Ore 9: MEETING AT VILLA DA PORTO. GUIDED TOUR OF THE VILLA DA PORTO
Located at the foot of colle della Fratta, the Villa consists of a manorial House opened in a Pronaos of four columns between two blank walls which are grafted to the right wing and the loggia. The big wing incorporates the remains of an ancient residence and torre colombara.The Villa, built between 1662 and 1724, is one of the most prestigious dwellings belonged to the noble family Da Porto. It is currently managed by the Municipality of Montorso Vicentino.
OPENING HOURS:
Visits on reservation
INFORMATION:
Via Luigi da Porto - 36050 Montorso Vicentino (VI)
Tel. 0444 685402 - www.comune.montorsovicentino.vi.it

Ore 10: TRANSFER TO VILLA CORDELLINA LOMBARDI. GUIDED TOUR OF THE VILLA,  9   GARDEN AND STABLES

VILLA CORDELLINA LOMBARDI (B)
The complex fits into the urban context of Montecchio Maggiore and consists of Manor House around which you distribute the stables, the foresteria, front and rear gardens. Built between 1735 and 1740, features along the walls of the manor house exhibition precious frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo.
OPENING HOURS:
In the summer period (April 1-October 31):
Tuesday & Friday: 9.00-13.00 h;
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: h 9.00-13.00 and 15.00-18.00 there are along the walls of the Manor House precious frescoes by Giambattista Tiepolo.
Closed on Mondays.

INFORMATION:
Via Lovara, 36 – 36075 Montecchio Maggiore (VI)
tel. 0444 908112 - www.provincia.vicenza.it/villa-cordellina-lombardi

12: LUNCH IN RESTAURANTS/TRATTORIAS IN THE AREA

15:  TRANSFER TO VILLA ALMERICO CAPRA CALLED "LA ROTONDA". GUIDED TOUR OF VILLA AND GARDEN

VILLA ALMERICO, CAPRA CALLED “LA ROTONDA” (C)
The Villa is situated at the top of a hill at the start of the Riviera Berica, on the outskirts of Vicenza. Built by Andrea Palladio on Commission of Mons. Paolo Almerico da Andrea Palladio around 1570, is the symbol of the famous architect: the central circular Hall is inscribed in a square base with four equal sides. The House passes the family Goat in 1591. By 1911 belongs to the Valmarana family that has opened to the public since 1986.
OPENING HOURS:
Visits on reservation
INFORMATION:
Villa Almerico, Capra detta “La Rotonda”
Via della Rotanda, 25 – 36100 Vicenza (VI) www.villalarotonda.it

17: RETURN

 

 
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